Oorja Solutions

Works towards designing and installing mini-grids powered by solar energy to ensure continuous supply of electricity for farmers and small businesses

  • Started: 2016
  • New Delhi, Delhi

About

Works on installing solar-powered mini-grids to generate electricity to appliances for businesses, agriculture and communities of rural India. Usage o Read moref solar PV mini-grids provides energy to appliances that are used in agriculture and manufacturing sectors. Solar energy and biomass such as crop waste are used as resources to produce energy for communities in India that are not on the national energy grid. Providing uninterrupted electricity in order to enable small businesses and farmers to save money on diesel and increasing productivity by using appliances that are energy-efficient. All the projects aim to integrate women from being technicians to customer service agents. Oorja believes that each aspect of rural electrification requires livelihood opportunities for women, that in turn helps in increasing the income that they can spend on children’s education and family’s health. Oorja’s mission is to provide clean and affordable energy access to the 450 million people without access to dependable electricity in rural India. It expects to save 200 tons of CO2 annually for each mini-grid installed by eliminating diesel and kerosene fuel consumption. The ultimate aim is to promote gender equality and empower women, ensure environmental sustainability and undertake rural development projects.

Sectors

  • Energy & Environment
  • Gender
  • Employment
  • Agriculture
  • Health

Programs

Registration Details

  • Registration ID
    U40108DL2016FTC309253

Location

Project Location

Offices in Cities

New Delhi

Projects in States

West Bengal, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Delhi

Other Details

  • Type & Sub Type

    For-profit
    Private Limited Company

  • Employees

    6-20